El Nido

El Nido, Palawan

El Nido really is a magical place. From its ageless towering marble cliffs to its white sandy beaches with crystal clear water, many refer to it as paradise. There are over 50 beaches to discover, so many in fact that sometimes you feel as if you are on your own secluded private beach. You will also find enchanting lagoons with tranquil turquoise-green water, caves that can take you to hidden beac ...

hes, and a very diverse variety of wildlife.

El Nido is a top destination for island hopping, book your boat, take some food, some drinks in a cool box and disappear into the heavenly marine reserve that is Bacuit Bay. It is a truly relaxing and inspiring place; Alex Garland wrote "The Beach" while living here. Scuba diving is also a popular activity here with over 30 dive sites for varying levels and skills; from taking the plunge and learning to dive for the first time, to perfecting your expertise and advancing your qualifications.

El Nido News

  • The Roosters Nest El Nido

    There is nothing attractive about travel days, especially when you’re taking 3 Air Asia flights, skipping 1 night’s sleep and dealing with multiple delays. Those 48 hours were a bit of a blur but we made it. Jelley mastered the art of sleeping in awkward airport seats and Luke somehow kept his eyes open throughout. A little dazed and confused, we had decided to break up the journey with one night in Cebu City to catch up on sleep and check out the lays of the land before hopping over to the island of Palawan for a week.

    Cebu City was pleasantly surprising. During an eye-opening taxi jou ...

  • Oh El Nido

    I wonder how many pieces of my heart have I got left because I keep on leaving them everywhere I go.

    This time, I left my heart in El Nido.

    El Nido wasn't really part of our travel plans this year. Yes, we've always wanted to go to El Nido but not anytime soon. I guess, luck was on our side and the impulse to explore something new was so strong, we unexpectedly made El Nido happen, not to mention sooner than expected.

    sland Hopping in El Nido
    El Nido offers a wide range of activities. But a trip to El Nido wouldn't be complete without island hopping. Well, this is what El Nido is fam ...

  • Seas The Day

    Desperate to find a way to experience the beauty of El Nido without hundreds of other tourists in the frame, we did some research on camping on the islands. After fruitless discussions with tour operators that all seem to work together, we came across an Aussie who recommended us to a Frenchman in the neighboring Corong Corong Bay who had set up a sailing company.

    Oswell is from the town of Brittania, the home of sailing in France. He was frustrated by the way the country was heading and emigrated to the Philippines. His company, El Nido Sailing, has only been in operation for a couple of m ...

  • Island Hopping On A Zipline

    The thrill of riding an aerial cable and the excitement of discovering cliff-backed islands and pristine white beaches of El Nido in Palawan are combined in one zipline ride.

    Two-year-old El Nido Zipline (owned and operated by Palawan Zipline Adventure, Inc.) in Brgy. Corong-corong, El Nido, Palawan offers an exhilarating and picturesque outdoor adventure to locals and tourists. The zipline, the first in the area, takes riders on a 750-meter one-way ride that goes as high as 262-feet above sea level.

    For over a minute, riders can revel in the beauty of El Nido seascape and landscape from ...

  • El Nido Palawan Named One Of The Best Beaches In The World

    Book that vacation no further than right here. Business Insider hails El Nido, Palawan as one of the 25 best beaches in the world.

    The short write-up cites how the beaches of El Nido are awash in pristine white sands. "Its lagoons are surrounded by towering cliffs that will impart a sense of adventure while you swim and lounge," the description gushes. This marks another accomplishment for Palawan. Previously, it got a citation for being one of the best Philippine destinations along with Cebu and Boracay from Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler.

    El Nido also joins Zamboanga's Pink ...

  • The Best Island Palawan

    Palawan is just "the best", no wonder it is named as the best island in the world. The white sand beaches, the clear water, the unique rock formations and all other beautiful things that nature have is packed in this one stunning place!

    These are some of the video I captured during my 4 day travel in Palawan. Should have taken more but my GoPro as I was boarding the plane going to Palawan- the saddest!